Rear camber adjustment shims?

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by kwhubby, Dec 3, 2020.

  1. kwhubby

    kwhubby Junior Member

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    Hello,
    My 2012 Prius C has a rear wheel that is just under a degree off from straight. The shop that did my alignment claims there are no shims in their catalog for Prius C, and no place to put them. I've read that it has the same rear hub as some other cars (Yaris, Scion?) and I've seen reports of people shimming these. Looking at a hub part for prius C, it seems like there should be a way to add a shim behind the hub.
    Where can I or a shop get compatible shims?
     
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    iirc, specialty suspension shops have them, if you can find one.
     
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    Upon further search I found there are two apparently compatible shims:
    MEVOTECH MS86016
    DORMAN 546030

    I can find a few sellers of the MEVOTECH option. I'll see if I can get one of these put in.
     
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    By straight you mean the wheel is vertical, zero camber?

    Some amount of camber with the wheel splayed out at bottom is likely specified. I don't have the Prius c Repair Manual, but you can find the spec. If it comes to it you could get a short term tech info subscription.

    How do left and right side compare? If they're uniformaly slightly splayed out, you're probably within spec.
     
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